Our Pedigree

Amber Kinetics is the industry-leader in manufacturing grid-scale kinetic energy storage systems (KESS). As the only provider of long-duration flywheel energy storage, Amber Kinetics extends the duration and efficiency of flywheels from minutes to hours—resulting in safe, economical and reliable energy storage.

Years

Unsurpassed experience designing and deploying the world’s first long-duration flywheel energy storage systems

Hours

Cumulative flywheel runtime hours around the world

MWh

Over 203 MWh discharged

Houses

Our fleet is currently discharging enough MWh to power over 67,000 houses for 1 hour

Our History

2008

Amber Kinetics founded by Dr. Seth Sanders and Ed Chiao

2010

Awarded $3.6 Million DOE Grant

2012

  • Engineered 5kWh long-duration KESS prototype

  • Awarded CEC grant of $1.8 Million

2013

Successful completion of Series A funding

2014

Commercial installation of 25kWh long-durational KESS system Alameda, CA

2015

Amber signs agreement with Elemental Excelerator, based in Honolulu, HI

2016

  • Amber signs supply agreements with HECO, Emerging Power, and EEI

  • Amber completes Series B round; awarded second, $2.0 Million CEC Grant

  • Amber deploys two KESS units with customers in the Philippines

2017

  • First commercial supply agreements with multiple global customers

  • Two year cooperation agreement with Enel

2018

  • Successful completion of Series C round of funding

  • Flywheel fleet reaches 50,000+ hours of cumulative field of operations globally

2019

  • Manufacturing ramp up of flywheel production at Amber Kinetics the Philippines

  • Created world’s first flywheel innovation hub in the Philippines

2020

Flywheel fleet reaches 255,000+ hours of cumulative field of operations globally

The Industry’s Only Long-Duration Kinetic Energy Storage System (KESS)—Enabling Highly Efficient Industrial and Commercial Applications